Telework

Lawmakers Want IGs to Include Telework Vulnerabilities in Upcoming FISMA Audits

House Oversight Committee leaders want to know what vulnerabilities remote-access software introduced and whether agencies mitigated them.

Demystifying Access Control and Zero Trust

As agencies rethink making temporary remote arrangements permanent, officials should start with proven ubiquitous encryption technology.

COVID-19 Compressed Government’s Digital Transformation Initiatives. Now What? 

With telework here to stay, federal agencies are investing energy and resources into long-term IT infrastructure solutions rather than quick fixes.

What Bosses Really Think of Remote Workers

People who work from home get fewer raises and promotions. But there might be a way to avoid the remote-work penalty.

Employees Are Feeling Burned Over Broken Work-from-Home Promises and Corporate Culture ‘BS’ as Employers Try to Bring Them Back to the Office

We found a disconnect between workers and management that starts with but goes beyond the issue of the remote-work policy itself.

NASA’s Modern Missions Lean on Emerging Tech 

The agency’s CDO reflected on how AI, machine learning and automation are being increasingly operationalized.

Federal Employees Sing Telework’s Praises, Want to Continue After the Pandemic

Survey results show those who have been doing their jobs remotely are happier and feel they are just as productive. 

To Future-Proof the American Economy, We Need 5 Million Digital Jobs in 5 Years

The challenge isn’t having enough workers to fill these roles: It’s that available workers aren’t trained in these high-demand areas.

Feds’ Engagement and Job Satisfaction Rises Despite—or Because of—Pandemic

Officials who administered the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey warned against making sweeping conclusions about the 2020 results, due to changes in the survey's timing and some of its content.

COVID-19 Nomads Heed Pandemic Call of the Road

As some affluent, mobile professionals decamped from cities, states are dialing up the competition to attract them permanently.

Pentagon Takes Another Step in DOD 365 Environment

The environment is part of the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract.

The Importance of Leadership Communication in a Telework Environment

Senior leaders have a responsibility to foster trust and cohesion among staff. That requires a deliberate approach.

What Will Life Look Like After Most People Get the Vaccine?

Experts expect changes to health care systems, businesses, and educational and cultural institutions

What Inspired Digital Nomads to Flee America’s Big Cities May Spur Legions of Remote Workers to Do the Same

Even before the pandemic, there were people asking whether office life jibed with their aspirations.

Survey Suggests Public Sector Slightly Better than Industry at Prioritizing Mobile Security    

A majority of respondents said they sacrificed security of IoT devices to respond to COVID-19 policies and for expedience generally.

DOD Workforce Wants to Keep Telework Going Despite Early Hiccups

A Defense Department Inspector General report surveyed more than 56,000 employees about telework during the pandemic.